Jean-Paul Marat

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Portrait of Jean-Paul Marat by Joseph Boze

Jean-Paul Marat was a French doctor and journalist famous for writing about the French revolution and encouraging the Reign of Terror.[1]

Death[change | change source]

He was stabbed to death in Paris by Charlotte Corday, an act made famous in a painting by Jacques-Louis David. Corday was executed 4 days later after the assassination.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Jean-Paul Marat | Biography, Death, Painting, Writings, & Facts". Retrieved 2 April 2024.
  2. "Charlotte Corday assassinates French revolutionary Jean-Paul Marat | July 13, 1793". HISTORY. Retrieved 2 April 2024.

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